John Gouchon, PE, GE


John Gouchon manages Langan’s San Jose office, and specifically, the geotechnical group in San Jose. He is a registered geotechnical engineer with more than 35 years of experience on various projects, including mid- and high-rise buildings, commercial and residential structures, parking structures, bridges, landfills, reservoirs, levees, and embankments. He is responsible for providing oversight during construction observation, engineering analysis, and technical management for projects involving driven and drilled pile foundations, mat foundations, earthwork, and deep excavations. In addition, he provides recommendations for pavement design, estimates settlements, evaluates liquefaction potential and slope stability, performs seismic hazard studies, and develops seismic response spectra and time histories for structural analyses. Gouchon has extensive experience performing ground motion studies for hospitals and school projects requiring approval by the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) and the California Geologic Survey (CGS).